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Anime Expo Announces Return to Live Convention in Los Angeles in 2022
Anime Expo, the largest anime fan convention, held an online version of the convention this year due to the COVID epidemic It also celebrated its 30th anniversary, drawing over 375,000 views and raising $77,000 for charity Anime Expo Lite garnered over 375,000 views from fans in more than 100 countries such as the UK, Japan,[...]
"Building a Stronger Community Panel" at Anime Expo Lite 2021
Anime Expo Lite 2021 will present an insightful forum to explore the range of social and political issues facings America's diverse AAPI communities in a panel called "Building a Stronger Community" that will be part of this year's two-day, livestream convention running Saturday, July 3rd through Sunday, July 4th The panelist are KABC's David Ono, Lily[...]
Studio Trigger Panel Announced for Anime Expo Lite 2021
Anime Expo Lite 2021 will proudly present a special Studio Trigger panel as part of this year's two-day, livestream convention running Saturday, July 3rd through Sunday, July 4th Anime fans are invited to join the "Doodle with Studio Trigger" stream with creatives, including Lead Designer, Shigeto Koyama, who brought fans beloved anime series such as[...]
Adult Swim Festival returns virtually this November (Image: Adult Swim)
In conjunction with the folks at IHEARTCOMIX, the #ASFestChallenge kicks off this Wednesday, November 4, with an opportunity for 16 talented fans to walk away with an AS Festival merch bundle- with the prizes growing bigger and better each day Dressed up as one of your favorite Adult Swim characters, film yourself recreating one of[...]
A look at key art from The Boys season 2n(Image: Amazon Prime Video)
With Amazon Prime's The Boys ready to infiltrate this year's Comic-Con@Home this Thursday, July 23, at 3 pm PT (6 pm ET), series writer, showrunner, and executive producer Eric Kripke is offering whatever uncoverted there may be remaining that their panel is definitely not one to miss Sure, there'll be exclusives, surprised, sneak previews, and[...]
Adult Swim Con takes place this July (Image: Adult Swim)
When we first announced Adult Swim Con was coming a little less than a month ago, we discussed how it was part of a virtual convention schedule that also included this week's Comic-Con@Home, next month's WarnerMedia's DC Fandome, and this past weekend's Skybound Xpo Now that we find ourselves staring into the abyss of what[...]
doctor who
In fact, Russell T Davies is set to livetweet "Rose" later this week (on Thursday, March 26) and release some new, episode-related content. Fantom Events "The show must go on… Unfortunately, due to the social distancing measures advised by the government we have had to postpone a couple of events, however the moment has been prepared for. It[...]
Some fans in the northeast seem to think that the convention season ends in October with New York Comic Con (NYCC), but there are a number of folks who would push back on that Count LeftField Media as one of them, taking over the Jacob K Javits Convention Center this weekend for Anime NYC 2019. With[...]
LibraryCon Encourages Libraries to Run Their Own Comic Cons
Yesterday's recent LibraryCon Live!, a live streaming event from Library Journal and School Library Journal was an attempt at a deeper look into the diverse world of comics in libraries A virtual convention with comic book publishers, creators and bloggers all working together to promote literacy and storytelling through comics Here's how it looked on[...]
star wars celebration
There'd been speculation that it would return once again to the Anaheim Convention Center in August around D23's dates, however that turned out to be wildly off. It turns out that it will be held over the weekend of April 11th–15th at McCormick Place in Chicago There's some irony in that Chicago was to have been[...]
STLV 2017: Star Trek Film Academy To Offer Courses In Fan-Filmmaking
One of the more interesting news items coming out of this weekend's Star Trek: Las Vegas 2017 convention was Star Trek Original Series Set Tour owner James Cawley's announcement of the opening of the new Star Trek Film Academy Set to open in Spring 2018, the academy is officially licensed by CBS and will offer[...]
universal fan con banner image
Universal Fan Con (@UniversalFanCon) passed their pledge goal of $25,000 a just after 22:00 est. Jude Terror previously told you about the convention, which they'll hold at the Baltimore Convention Centre, and has been setup with the goal (according to the Kickstarter) to be: First multi-fandom Con dedicated to inclusion, highlighting Women, LGBTQ, the Disabled and Persons[...]
Hugo Pratt's Corto Maltese – A Pop Culture Hound Goes To Malta
Set within one of the gallery spaces at Saint James Cavalier Centre for Creativity in Valletta, the show is a joint project between Malta Comic Con and the French Embassy. If you've never seen Corto Maltese before then you're in for a treat Although many of the books are out-of-print in English, a new edition of[...]
Comics Conman Josh Hoopes Moves Wizard Scam To ConceptArt.Org
Now it seems that Josh Hoopes has set up the same scam at, again posing as someone called Greg Garwood and providing an e-mail address too… Remember, this is not Wizard, none of this is true, he is just trying to scam people or their work and money… It was pulled from People Per Hour[...]
A Hell Of A Lot Of Dark Horse Announcements
American Dreams explores Ellie's backstory and her first steps on the road that led her to her companion Joel. The first issue of The Last of Us: American Dreams will appear in the spring of 2013. * Dark Horse Comics is set to publish a Mass Effect digital comic centered on the first hanar Spectre, Blasto,[...]
Friday Night Parties At NYCC
See you there! Idle Hands Bars 25 Ave B ————————————– LYNDA CARTER – New York Comic Con Party with TV's Wonder Woman! October 12, 2012 Showtime @ 7:30PM Doors Open @ 6:00PM Tickets $45.00 in advance, $50.00 day of show B.B King Blues Club & Grill 237 West 42 St (212) 997-4144 ——————————————————————– The Mary Sue/Her Universe Party Friday October 12- The Houndstooth Pub, 520 8th[...]
Ultron War For Spring/Summer 2013 – The News From D.I.C.E.
Colin O'Mahoney writes for Bleeding Cool; After a four year hiatus, Ireland once again has a comic convention Dublin International Comics Expo took place over the weekend in a pavilion erected in Dundrum town centre, just opposite The Big Bang store, which runs the show. D.I.C.E being on a much smaller scale than most U.K and U.S[...]
Grant Morrison – From Las Vegas To Dundee
As their Facebook page describes "Unfolding into a hologramatic hypercontext near you soon… Dundee Comics Day 2012! Time Machine Go!" May be acheivable for some to whom Las Vegas is just a little out of their reach. Tickets will be available soon…   This year's Dundee Comics Day appears to have a certain Grant Morrison theme – making[...]
Marceline & The Scream Queens Get A New Baltimore #1 Variant
Yes, I'll run this blatant PR piece showing off the Baltimore Comic Con variant cover of Marceline & The Scream Queens #1 from Boom! on Bleeding Cool Why? Because everyone loves a bit of Adventure Time. Yes, I'll run this blatant PR piece showing off the Baltimore Comic Con variant cover of Marceline & The[...]
TFI San Diego Friday!
And here's what you might be doing… 9:30-10:20 ComicsPRO "Fresh Start"— Your day at Comic-Con gets off to a friendly and professional start with ComicsPRO, the retailer trade association Retailers, publishers, and distributors are welcome to kick off their convention day with colleagues, coffee, bagels, and conversation Bring your business card! Room 19 Tags:  Retailer Programming 10:00-11:00 Comic-Con How-To:[...]
Heroes Con Gets Jesse Jamesed
      Jesse James went to Heroes Con in Charlotte, North Carolina They even let him in! Dear Bleeding Cool, This week I attended Heroes Con in Charlotte N.C for the first time It was very high on my bucket list So many people had laid out the foundation for me before I had even arrived[...]
A Day At The Kankakee Fantasy Con 2012
Peter G writes for Bleeding Cool; Well, here we are in Kankakee, Illinois, at the Kankakee Public Library (SEVEN STORIES TALL!!!) for the second Kankakee Fantasy Con The first year had over 500 attendees, although the biggest memory I have of the day was how the last hour was spent taking shelter from the tornado siren[...]
Calgary Comic Con Forced To Turn Thousands Away
It's a problem that once comic conventions never thought they'd have to face Too much success. This weekend, the Calgary Comic And Entertainment Expo (at which Avatar are appearing) did their best impression of the first year of New York Comic Con, with fire marshalls denying access to the show due to overcrowding and fears of[...]
When Rorschach Proposed To Deadpool
From the Anime Boston Con last weekend And I quote. So Friday afternoon outside the dealers room my friend Logan (Rorschach) proposed to her boyfriend Kyle (Deadpool). He said yes, in case you were wondering :p Can't wait to see the wedding invite. From the Anime Boston Con last weekend And I quote. So Friday afternoon outside[...]
All Aces Entertainment – The Latest Rick Olney Thing
He has a new company in the workd called All Aces Entertainment. Maybe he'll be using it to sell Matt Busch's Indiana Jones World Maps that were meant to be sold for charity at said convention, but Rick never returned. Rick Olney, the man who hired a bunch of comic creators to work on an anthology[...]